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Jul 09, 2018
Juveniles at crossroads: Cops ignore confidentiality clause in JJ Act, deny reformed youths chance to rebuild lifeWhy is India failing its juveniles? National statistical data indicates that even juveniles who have been found to have reformed are not being given a fair chance to enter mainstream life
May 07, 2018
Maharashtra authorities lack awareness on child-friendly provisions in POCSO Act, finds study by two non-profitsA report by two non-profits suggests that there is a lack of awareness among authorities which implement the POCSO Act, which deals with child sexual abuse.
Nov 22, 2017
Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check traffickingParents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body
Nov 18, 2016
Firstpost special report: What India must do to end abuse of childrenThese are instances in which child abuse can be clearly connected to a collective failure of society.
Nov 17, 2016
Firstpost special report: How child labour has come to define crimes against childrenIn such cases, it is difficult to monitor working hours and the effect that such work on the child’s education.
Nov 16, 2016
Firstpost special report: Why India's juvenile justice system is fracturedSince 1986, successive legislations dealing with juvenile justice have dealt with two broad categories of children.
Mar 25, 2016
Long road to rehabilitation: Maharashtra juvenile justice system cuts pendency, but challenges remainMaharashtra has reduced the pendency of cases before its juvenile justice boards (JJBs) by one-third in the past few years, but a lot remains to be done in the system, said Justice VM Kanade
Mar 14, 2016
The process of adoption has to be transparent. It should ensure welfare of the child: SCThe Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and states to frame requisite rules, regulations and guidelines under the new law to ensure welfare and interest of kids in case of their intra-country or inter-country adoption.
Jan 03, 2016
After juvenile bill, WCD Ministry to push for amendments to National Commission for Women ActBuoyed by the passage of the Juvenile Justice Bill which had been stuck in Parliament for one-and-a-half years, the Women and Child Development Ministry now plans to push for amendments to the NCW Act to add more teeth to the body like powers to order arrest and penalise.
Dec 22, 2015
Delhi gangrape: Amends to Juvenile Justice Act need to come from a place of knowledge, not blood-thirstlet us outrage about all the other juveniles who should get a chance to reform and repair their lives. Let us outrage over the required amendment and hope that it comes from a place of knowledge and not bloodthirst.